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t n e m h c i r n E h t You WINTER/SPRING 2017




Northern Dakota County TriDistrict Community Education


Brain Builders Crazy Chemworks Serving Grades K-4 2016-17 School Year School Age Care strives to continually improve and deliver a program that promotes an environment where children can explore and develop their creative, personal, physical, and ethical attributes; where strengths are fostered, active learning is child driven, their individual uniqueness is embraced and the fun and learning never ends. Locations Garlough Environmental Magnet Mendota Elementary Moreland Art & Health Sciences Magnet Pilot Knob STEM Magnet Somerset Elementary St. Joseph’s School

(Grades 1-4) Start your chemistry career off right with Mad Science’s Crazy Chemworks. Observe chemistry that happens in the blink of an eye, learn how to work in a lab, tell the difference between acids and bases, and identify chemical reactions. At the end of each class, you’ll add to your own lab by taking home a Graduated Cylinder, Reaction Tube Kit, Action Flask, and set of Atomic Coins. Instructor: Mad Science Somerset Elementary School 2:15-3:15 pm 4 sessions - $63 7149-W17Som Tuesdays, Jan. 24- Feb. 14


Program Fees Visit us online to see current rates.

(Grades K-8) GRASP is a nine-week correspondence program which helps students maintain reading and math skills on summer vacation. It should take you and your child approximately one hour per week for nine weeks to complete each weekly lesson. We suggest parents order the grade level just completed. If there are extenuating circumstances, order the level that is appropriate for your child. Prices include curriculum packet, completion awards and scoring service. Deadline to register is April 21st, 2017. GRASP books will be sent to your child’s school in May after Memorial Day.

Contact us 651-403-8054

7106-W17 Math 7106-W17 Reading 7106-W17 Math & Reading

Hours Before School: 6:30 am-Start of the school day After School: End of the school day-6:00 pm Non-School Days at Garlough and Mendota sites: 6:30 am-6:00 pm

1 subject - $36 1 subject - $36 2 subjects - $56

If you bring a snack, make it NUT FREE! 2

Brain Builders

Imagine & Design Amazing Cartoon Creations

(Grades K-4) In this fun cartoon camp we’ll create all kinds of art inspired by our favorite Cartoon Characters. We’ll draw ourselves as Minions, draw our favorite super hero, make our favorite Shopkins creation out of clay and even draw some crazy trolls inspired by the new Troll movie. Come join us for a very fun and colorful 4 week session. Instructor: Abrakadoodle

2:15-3:15 pm

4 sessions-$58

Mendota Elementary School 7460-W17Mend Mondays, Mar. 6-27 Pilot Knob Elementary School 7460-W17PK Tuesdays, Feb. 7-28 Somerset Elementary School 7460-W17Som Wednesdays, Feb. 8-Mar. 1

Science at Work

(Grades 1-4) Join Mad Science® for after-school fun with interactive, hands-on activities that get you revved up about science. Experience Science at Work in the Mad Science crime lab and toy factory. Discover science working in nature through storms! Make science work for you as you manipulate magnetic forces. Take home your Personal Profile Kit, Yo-Yo, Magnet Lab and UV Sensitive Keychain. Instructor: Mad Science Somerset Elementary School 2:15- 3:15 pm 4 sessions - $63 7150-W17Som Thursdays, April 13-May 4

Amazing & Messy Party Art!

(Grades K-4) Create your own party out of clay, paint, collage, and drawing! Paint cupcakes on canvas, sculpt clay treats and decorate with icing, sprinkles, glitter and even a real candle! Use pastels for your personalized party drawing and more! We’ll learn while we play and create keepsake art using a variety of materials and techniques. Please dress for a mess as glitter or glue is sure to end up on you! Instructor: Watch Me Draw 2:15-3:15 pm

4 sessions- $49

Garlough Elementary School 7462-W17Gems Tuesdays, Feb. 7- 28 Somerset Elementary School 7462-W17Som Mondays, Feb. 6-Mar. 6 (No class Feb. 20) Pilot Knob Elementary School 7462-W17PK Wednesdays, Feb. 8-Mar. 1


Imagine & Design

Art Studio-Animal Creations!

(Grades K-4) We’ll use paint, clay, drawing and collage to design a button art monkey, zentangle a Zebra, sculpt a mini 3-D farm display and paint on canvas! You’ll have plenty of opportunity to add your own ideas to these projects creating art that is uniquely yours! Dress for mess, plan for fun! Instructor: Watch Me Draw 2:15-3:15 pm 3 sessions-$40 Garlough Elementary School 7466-W17Gems Tuesdays, Apr. 25- May 9

Art Studio – Emoji Craze!

(Grades K-4) You've texted them, now you can paint and sculpt them! This 3-week session will be all about your favorite emojis or creating new ones! Now you can make emojis with your own style and flair in this super fun class! Your emojis will be painted on real canvas boards, and sculpted with clay-all ready for display after each class! Instructor: Watch Me Draw

2:15-3:15 pm

4 sessions-$39

Garlough Elementary School 7464-W17Gems Tuesdays, Mar. 14- Apr. 11 (No class April 4) Pilot Knob Elementary School 7464-W17PK Wednesdays, Mar. 15- Apr. 12 (No Class April 5) Somerset Elementary School 7464-W17Som Mondays, Mar. 13- Apr. 10 (No class April 3)


are available for all classes. Please call 651-403-8313 for more information.

Pilot Knob Elementary School 7466-W17PK Wednesdays, Apr. 26- May 10 Somerset Elementary School 7466-W17Som Mondays, Apr. 24-May 8

Beyond Pinch Pots with Kidcreate Studio

(Grades K-4) Every kid loves making pinch pots! But let’s go beyond that and learn super cool techniques to transform pinch pots into puppy pals, silly rabbits, playful penguins and much more. Not only will the kids learn the basics of working with clay but they will create amazing clay creations that are way cooler than a plain old ordinary pinch pot! Instructor: Kidcreate Somerset Elementary School 7420-W17Som Tuesdays, Mar. 7-28 2:15-3:15 4 sessions-$56


Imagine & Design Beyond Pokémon Art Class with Kidcreate Studio

(Grades K-4) Is your child going crazy for Pokémon Go? In this class, your child will put their Pokémon Go skills to work as they create Pokémon inspired art. The kids will work with a variety of art materials as they make their own trading cards, Pokémon balls, a Pokémon-inspired creature and a map of its habitat! Instructor: Kidcreate

2:15-3:15 pm

4 sessions-$56

Garlough Elementary School 7472-W17Gems Thursdays, Feb. 2-23 Moreland Elementary School 7472-W17More Fridays, March. 3-24

Paper Mache Day

(Grades K-4) It’s messy, sloppy and oh so much fun! Come join us for a class full of paper mache. The kids will create bugs, bowls, and monsters too. This class is going to be a messy good time, so please have your child dress accordingly. This is a gluten free art class. Instructor: Kidcreate

2:15-3:15 pm

4 sessions-$56

Mendota Elementary School 7476-W17Mend Thursdays, Mar. 2-23 Moreland Elementary School 7476-W17More Mondays, Apr. 17- May 8

Somerset Elementary School 7472-W17Som Thursdays, March 2-23

Goo Factory with Kidcreate Studio

(Grades K-4) Let your child explore the messier side of art. We are going to roll up our sleeves and make a mess as we mix up a bunch of messy concoctions including silly putty and finger paint. Making a mess is the best, especially when you leave the mess with us! Instructor: Kidcreate

2:15-3:15 pm

1 session-$15

Somerset Elementary School 7474-W17Som Friday, Feb. 24 Garlough Elementary School 7474-W17Gems Friday, Mar. 3 Mendota Elementary School 7474-W17Mend Friday, Mar. 10 Pilot Knob Elementary School 7474-W17PK Friday, Mar. 24 Moreland Elementary School 7474-W17More Friday, Apr. 14


Family Classes Family Fun with the MN Zoomobile Bring the whole family for a morning of fun and STEM learning. The MN Zoomobile will be presenting their program All Things Connected, where they’ll bring their animal friends to show families how all living things are connected to life on planet Earth. This program will be FREE to all but preregistration is required due to capacity. We’ll also be collecting non-perishable food and hygiene items at this event to donate to the Neighbors Inc. Food Shelf. Kaposia Education Center, SSP Saturday, March 25 10:30 am - 11:30 am #5752-W17 1 session - FREE

TriDistrict Service Day: Thompson Park Earth Day Clean Up

Bring the whole family on down to Thompson County Park on Earth Day to help clean up our local wild spaces. We’ll be partnering with Dakota County for a morning of fun, education and an opportunity to give back to your community. Dakota County will also have an information booth about their residential recycling and compost programs. Preregistration is appreciated to ensure enough supplies are available.

Health & Safety One Day Class! Certified Babysitter’s Training

(Ages 11+) This course is designed to provide youth who are planning to babysit with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely and responsibly give care for children and infants. Youth will learn skills in four core areas: leadership and professionalism, safety, basic care for infants and children and first aid. Participants will receive their Babysitter’s Training Certification and Babysitter’s Handbook. Please bring a nut-free bag lunch and beverage. Instructor: Allison Curtis 9 am-3 pm 1 session-$80 Friendly Hills Middle School 7000-W17A Saturday, Jan. 14 Heritage Middle School 7000-W17B

Saturday, Feb. 18

Friendly Hills Middle School 7000-W17C Saturday, Apr. 8 Heritage Middle School 7000-W17D

Saturday, May 20

Thompson Park Outdoor Picnic Shelter, 1200 Stassen Lane, WSP Saturday, April 22 9:00 am - 11:00 am #6753-W17 1 session - FREE


Sports & Recreation Fencing (Grades 2-5)

New and returning students invited. Youth Enrichment League (YEL) fencing has evolved. Olympic Coach Ro Sobalvarro now heads up YEL’s curriculum, instructor training and tournament consultation. Coach Sobalvarro brings with him an immense knowledge of youth, national and international fencing. We keep it fun, too. Your favorite instructors return with more knowledge, refined coaching skills and, of course, your favorite fencing games and arm bands. Safety is our first priority. We supply safety swords, protective masks, chest plates and jackets, in a high-octane, inclusive environment. Visit www. for a more thorough explanation of our fencing program, coaches and philosophy. Sign up today to join this sport deemed the “sport of the intellectual athlete”! Instructor: Youth Enrichment League Somerset Elementary School Wednesdays, Feb. 1- Mar. 8 (No class April 5) 7428-W17A Somerset Elementary School Wednesdays, Mar. 22- May 3 (No class April 5) 7428-W17B

6:30-7:30 pm 6 sessions- $82 6:30-7:30 pm 6 sessions- $82

Kung Fu

(Ages 5 and up) Kung Fu is the art of fitness and self defense. Learn practical Kung Fu techniques that will benefit you throughout your life, through a skill building progressive training program for beginners through Black Belt. You will become more aware of self and surroundings, improve your self-esteem and confidence. This is a noncompetitive, full participation and fun class which will strengthen the mind and body, promote leadership, discipline, concentration, coordination and balance. Optional uniform and certificate for white to black belt are available. Instructor: National Treasure Kung Fu, Inc. Director Al Lam Mendota Elementary School (Beginner and White Belt) Wednesdays, Feb. 1- Mar. 15 7822-W17A

Mendota Elementary School 6:15-7:00 pm (Beginner and White Belt) 6:15-7:00 pm 7 sessions- $81 Wednesdays, April 12 - May 24 7 sessions-$81 7822-SP17A

Mendota Elementary School (Advanced Yellow - Black Belt) Wednesdays, Feb. 1 - Mar. 15 7822-W17B

7:00-7:45 pm 7 sessions-$81

Mendota Elementary School (Advanced Yellow - Black Belt) Wednesdays, April 12 - May 24 7822-SP17B

7:00-7:45 pm 7 sessions-$81


Sports & Recreation BLIZZARD SKI & SNOWBOARD INSTRUCTION (Grades K - 12)

Experience the ultimate in skiing, snowboarding and racing instruction from beginners to experts! At seven different metro ski and snowboard areas, our top quality adult staff will teach you to improve your skiing or boarding on groomed runs and terrain parks. You provide your own food and gear (season long rentals are available), we provide the rest! Ages 6-18 Time: 8:00am – 5:30 pm (approx.) Lessons: 8 Sundays (January - February) Bus pick-up locations: River Bluff Center - 843 Sibley Memorial Hwy

Blizzard Ski & Snowboard Programs:

Use code #MHCE16 when registering with Blizzard Mites - Grades K-1 Classic - Grades 5-12 Sat/Sun $369 (Ski only) Saturday $319/Sun $219 Experience the adventure of flying on a Magic Explore cool trails and terrain parks as you improve Carpet, floating on a chair lift and sailing down a skills at your own pace. You’ll also have plenty of snowy hill! time to free ski or ride, too! SuperMites - Grades 2-3 Saturday $399/Sun $369 Learn more and more skills to conquer the hill! SuperKyds - Grades 4-5 Saturday $379/Sun $349 Develop skills at your own level and mastering bumps, jumps and carving turns!

Teen Sampler Program - Grades 7-12 4 Saturday starting November $169 Can’t commit to an entire season or have you always wanted to learn how to ski or snowboard - this program is for you! 4.5 hours of instruction each trip. Team Blizzard - Grades 5-12 Sat $419 - ski / $369 - snowboard Sun $319 - ski only Ski racing or Snowboard freestyle team instruction.

*Weekly Trip Fees: You will be contacted prior to the trip each week for your reservation. Using our flexible pay-as-you-go trip fee structure, you pay a weekly trip fee of about $65 to cover round trip bus transportation and lift ticket. If you can’t attend that week, you don’t owe anything! To register: or call 763-559-EDGE (3343) 8

Dodge Nature Center Classes

After School Enrichment Classes for Garlough students

(Grades K-4) All classes will start and end at Garlough where students will be checked in and checked out of the class. The Dodge Naturalist will leave from Garlough at 2:15 to walk students to the Nature Center where classes will be held at the Farm Education Building. At 3:15 all the students will walk back with the Naturalist to Garlough where parents will pick them up by 3:30 p.m. or they will join SAC if enrolled in the program. Students should come dressed for the weather, with boots, warm clothes, or raincoats as needed. Cost: $55 for each four-week sessions

Winter Adventures

Explore the wintery world around Dodge Nature Center. Whether we’re snowshoeing in the woods, kick sledding across a frozen pond, or tracking animals in the snow, we’ll be outdoors and active. Outdoor activities will be a part of every class so dress for the weather. Wednesdays, February 1-22 2:15-3:30 pm 7809-W17Gems 4 sessions-$55 Registration deadline: January 25

Springtime on the Farm

Spring is the best time of year at the farm! Each day, we'll meet different animals. From sheep to chickens to goats and pigs with lots of babies mixed in, we'll have a blast exploring the barn! Come and join the fun on the farm! Outdoor activities will be a part of every class so dress for the weather. Wednesdays, April 12-May 3 7811-W17Gems Registration deadline: April 5

2:15-3:30 pm 4 sessions-$55

Animal Antics

Explore the lives of different animals on this amazing adventure. From slithering snakes and slimy salamanders to fun farm animals; we will have adventures learning about our animal friends through games, stories and other fun activities. Outdoor activities will be a part of every class so dress for the weather. Wednesdays, March 8-29 7810-W17Gems Registration deadline: March 1

2:15-3:30 pm 4 sessions-$55

DON’T DELAY, REGISTER TODAY! start your learning adventure at


Extra Innings School Age Care

Grades K-4 Extra Innings School-Age Care is a childcare program sponsored by West St Paul-Mendota Heights-Eagan Public Schools and TriDistrict Community Education.

Located in:

Garlough Environmental Magnet Mendota Elementary Moreland Arts & Health Sciences Magnet Pilot Knob STEM Magnet Somerset Elementary St. Joseph’s School

Encore SAC For Grades 5-8

Encore provides a safe and nurturing environment for students where students are able to choose activities such as sports activities, gym time, arts, crafts, billiards and cooking. The students also take part in many community service activities. Morning Care located at Heritage and Friendly Hills Middle Schools After School Care located at The Noreen Center, 1575 Charlton St. WSP


Monday - Friday Mornings: 6:30 am until the start of the school day Afternoons: After school until 6 pm Non-School Days: 6:30 am-6 pm

A dult B asic E ducation C lasses (GED Prep and Basic Skills)


Math: Monday & Wednesday Reading/Writing: Tuesday, Thursday & Friday Math, Reading, College and Career Readiness: Wednesday Reading/Writing/Math: Monday & Wednesday

9 am - 12 pm 9 am - 12 pm 1 pm - 3 pm 5:30 pm - 8 pm

NORTHERN SERVICE CENTER: Math: Tuesday & Thursday Reading/Writing: Monday, Wednesday, Fridays

8:45 am - 12 pm 8:45 am - 12 pm

INVER HILLS COMMUNITY COLLEGE: Reading/Writing/Math: Tuesday & Thursday

5:30 pm - 8 pm

English Learning Language Classes ABE Center: Levels 1 & 2: Monday-Friday Levels 3 & 4: Monday-Friday

10:30 am - 12:30 pm 8:30 am & 10:30 am

WEST HEIGHTS ALC: Levels 1, 2, 3, 4: Monday & Wednesdays Pre-Lit ELL: Tuesday & Thursdays

Call to Register: 651-457-9441

6 pm - 8 pm 6 pm - 8 pm

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Heritage Middle School 121 West Butler Ave., We

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Moreland Elementary Sch ool 217 W. Moreland Ave., We st St.

Pilot Knob Elementary Sch ool 1436 Lone Oak Road, Eag an


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